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A few Brit Grit updates for your delectation.
Byker Books is no more. The splendid Newcastle Brit Grit publishers have called it a day. Byker Books were the first publisher to put my stuff in print – in one of their splendid Radgepacket anthologies – and they also published lots of great books from the likes of Andy Rivers, Nick Quantrill, Darren Sant, Ian Ayris and many more. A sad loss and let’s hope the writers all find homes for their work.
Ritual in the Dark Essays and Reflections On The Work of Colin Wilson is a new website that looks in detail at the work of the great Brit Grit author and philosopher. The first post takes a look at his novel The Black Room
There’s lots of great new stuff at Grit Fiction’s flash fiction website Near To The Knuckle.
The British Council team up with Jake Arnott, Val McDermid and others to host a podcast about BritCrime. On 28-30 January. There’s more information here in The Guardian.
David Mark’s Dead Pretty is out now.